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How withholding tax on interest expenses is set

01 April 2005

Interest on loans entered into by a foreign head office and allocated to a Russian permanent establishment (PE) is considered to be sourced from Russia under most double tax treaties (DTTs) concluded by Russia. Therefore such interest is subject to Russian withholding tax (WHT) at the rate of 20%. This rate is reduced to 0% under most DTTs (Russia's treaties with...

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